EC 1.1.1.230     
Accepted name: 3α-hydroxyglycyrrhetinate dehydrogenase
Reaction: 3α-hydroxyglycyrrhetinate + NADP+ = 3-oxoglycyrrhetinate + NADPH + H+
Systematic name: 3α-hydroxyglycyrrhetinate:NADP+ 3-oxidoreductase
Comments: Highly specific to 3α-hydroxy derivatives of glycyrrhetinate and its analogues. Not identical to EC 1.1.1.50 3α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (Si-specific).
References:
1.  Akao, T., Akao, T., Hattori, M., Namba, T. and Kobashi, K. Purification and properties of 3α-hydroxyglycyrrhetinate dehydrogenase of Clostridium innocuum from human intestine. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 103 (1988) 504–507. [PMID: 3164718]
[EC 1.1.1.230 created 1990]
 
 


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